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Beaconsfield Mine & Heritage Centre

West St, Beaconsfield, Tasmania 7270, Australia
+61 3 6383 1473
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Come and play with the history of Beaconsfield and the Tamar Valley, explore the mine rescue display and discover for yourself a replica underground mining environment. Hands-on displays will entertain you with buttons to push, leavers to pull, tunnels to crawl through and animals to search for. Suitable for all ages, open 7 days.
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West St, Beaconsfield, Tasmania 7270, Australia
+61 3 6383 1473
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We recently visited here with a young family. What a fabulous tribute to the mine and the town of Beaconsfield. Gorgeous old mine grounds we found it fascinating loved the fact that you could wander at your own leisure amount what used to be a...More

Thank Kristie W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place has lots of interactive things for kids to touch and play with which kept them entertained throughout the whole way. They could even have a chance to pan for gold. The main mine sight was closed due to works happening but the rest...More

Thank Sally H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We knew of this location because of the mine collapse in 2006. We thought we'd check the place out and ended up spending well over an hour there. It was extremely interesting and many of the old items in the museum reminded me of my...More

Thank Lesa A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This museum has a torrid of history available for the history punter on mining. It has a fantastic display on their moment of proud history, where a town and a nation came together to save two people. There are shops close by for a quick...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 15 July 2017

An excellent attraction with interactive displays and something for everyone - a very worthwhile attraction to visit

Thank Leeta P
Reviewed 11 July 2017

A very reasonably priced self guided tour of the heritage centre. The old building are magnificent and there is plenty of history on display. Park over the road for lunch afterwards

Thank RussB17
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Great interaction for the kids in the museum. Informative and educational but interesting. Lovely momentum to the guys trapped in the mine worth a visit

Thank kimberleyc0x
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

History that is interactive - many of the displays can be touched and enjoyed. You can see how some of the machinery actually worked. Memorial to the 2006 disaster is very well done and informative. You can walk through parts of the original mining site...More

Thank Leonie S
Reviewed 29 June 2017

Great find with experiencing the mine disaster and even an exhibit you can climb in to see how cramped the conditions of the cave in were. Excellent displays and well worth a visit. Allow at least an hour or more to get the best of...More

Thank Debbie H
Reviewed 28 June 2017 via mobile

Drove past and thought we would take a look. Was very informative and included interactive things for the kids to do and is also an interesting mix of old and new history

Thank Shirwill
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Von S
20 May 2016|
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Response from tamarvalleyTasmania | Property representative |
Hi. Tours of the Heritage Centre are self guided, we give you a map and a basic explanation and send you off to explore for yourself. Unfortunately there is no underground experience (for a variety of reasons) but there is... More